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Student & HR Systems

Who We Are

We are the information technology application support group behind Stanford’s student- and HR-related applications. We work closely with the following areas of the University:

  • Human Resource Information Systems Group
  • Payroll Department
  • University Registrar's Office
  • Professional Schools (Graduate School of Business, Law School, and School of Medicine)
  • Bechtel International Center
  • Student Financial Services
  • Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Graduate Financial Support

Our Role

We provide application guidance, thought leadership, maintenance, and support in accordance with the University’s goals and mission.  These take the form of:

  • Long term application planning and strategy
  • Application knowledge and expertise
  • Project management
  • Business process advisory
  • Training delivery
  • Training / job aid documentation production
  • Application maintenance
  • Application support

Applications We Support

The University has purchased and developed various software applications to help it achieve its goals and mission.  The following are the primary applications Student & HR Systems supports and the functions they provide to the University:

Major Application


PeopleSoft Human Resources and Student Administration (including Graduate Financial Systems, SEVIS, etc.)

Backbone application for HR management, payroll processing, student lifecycle processing and management.

PeopleSoft Portal (a.k.a AXESS)

Employee and student gateway to Stanford administrative applications

PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management (a.k.a. STARS)

Administration of employee training